“Beware of he who would deny you access to information, for in his heart he dreams himself your master.” – Commissioner Pravin Lal, “U.N. Declaration of Rights,” Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri
Literally: multiple – miscellaneous – mystery – strange
Alternately: Comprising varied entangled elements, so that the reasons for things are unclear. Complicated and (therefore) mysterious.
Notes: Apparently the first usage of this compound is attributed to Showa-era writer and scholar Michio Takeyama